How To Stop Overthinking - 18 Easy Ways To Stop

Overthinking can rob us of our joy and peace of mind. The good news is that we can learn to control our thoughts and not let overthinking ruin our lives.

Simple Coping Strategies  To Try

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1. Brainstorm The Possible Outcomes

Stop overthinking when you’re anxious about an upcoming event is to start by brainstorming some possible outcomes.

2. Break Choices Down Into Smaller Steps

Rather than obsessing over the “right” choice, focus on what the next step should be.

3. Focus On The Present Moment

Don’t focus on what has happened in the past or what might happen in the future. Instead, focus on the here  and now.

4. Take Action

Take action and make some changes in your life to reduce the amount of overthinking  you do.

5. Step Away From The Situation

If you can, remove yourself from the situation. Sometimes, all it takes is a little distance to see things more clearly.